Please call 508-748-1252, email Libby at, or stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library to register for these exciting Library programs.

Mystery Book Club: Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library for our monthly Mystery Book Club.  Stop in today to register and reserve a copy of these books. Upcoming Mystery Book Club meetings:

September 7: Crash and Burn by Lisa Gardner

October 5: 1st to Die by James Patterson

November 2: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

December 7: The Ex by Alafair Burke


Afternoon Book Club:

September 20, 2PM: I Know Where I’m Going: Katharine Hepburn, by Charlotte Chandler

October 18, 2PM: The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough
November 15, 2PM: A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, by Bill Bryson
December 20, 2PM: The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer
January 17, 2PM: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
February 21, 2PM: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah



Ongoing Programs:

Coloring for Adults:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore.  It’s a great stress-reducer!  If you like coloring and chatting with others, please join us on Thursday, September 8, at 6:00PM for our Adult Coloring Session.  Light refreshments will be served.
Next meetings: October 13 at 6PM and November 10 at 6PM


Book a Librarian: 

Do you have basic technology questions or need assistance with an electronic device you recently acquired?  Then call the library to book a one-on-one appointment with one of our friendly staff members.  We’re happy to help!

Drop in Tech Help will start in October: Tuesdays at 11:00AM.  First come, first served.

Special Programs:

Fall Memoir Writing Workshop: Led by Al Caron and Linda Schuessler
Tuesdays, September 6 – October 4, 2:00-4:00PM
Everyone has a story to tell.  Here’s your chance to get it on paper and share with your family.  Join this introductory workshop, write segments about your life, read them aloud to others and receive feedback on each piece.

Space is limited.  Please call the library at 508-748-1252 or email Libby at to reserve a spot.


Estate Planning Seminar: Tuesday, September 13, at 6:30PM

Please join Matthew J. Metsch, Esq. of Metsch & Associates for a free informational session on estate planning and planning for your future.  Attendees of the estate planning seminar will learn about the differences between wills and trusts, protecting the family home, and the supporting documents needed for complete protection.  In addition, attendees will learn about the impact of estate taxes on their estate and how to go about protecting their assets.

Growing Garlic Workshop: Tuesday, September 27, 4PM

Interest in growing garlic has been on the rise for several years. If it’s something you’ve been wanting to try, this is your chance to pick up some tips from local resident and grower Kristi Marshall. Kristi will introduce several different varieties of garlic that she grows and provide instructions for planting, growing, harvesting, and storing garlic. Garlic is planted during the fall in northern climates. Limited seed stock will be available for purchase for those who are ready to get started this season.

To register for this program, please call the library at 508-748-1252 or email Libby at

Travel Talk: Cuba

Ever wish you could travel to exotic places to learn all about the history, culture and more?  Well now you can just by coming to the Elizabeth Taber Library!  Join us on Tuesday, October 18, at 6:30pm as Ms. Arlene Lowney and Ms. Connie Pierce take us on a journey through Cuba to see some of the beautiful sites, and learn more about the history and culture.

Thoughts on the Presidential Election with Lawrence S. DiCara

Friday, October 21, 7PM at the Marion Music Hall

Join us for a special program at the Marion Music Hall to discuss the upcoming presidential election with Larry DiCara.  Mr. DiCara, long time Marion part time resident, has been thinking, teaching and writing about politics for almost fifty years.

He served ten years on the Boston City Council and has been a member of the Democratic State Committee for over forty years. He is the author of many articles for Commonwealth Magazine and other publications, and of Turmoil and Transition in Boston, his recently published memoir.

Author Talk with John F. Carafoli:

The Elizabeth Taber Library is proud to present an author talk with John F. Carafoli on Tuesday, November 15, at 6:30pm.  Mr. Carafoli will be discussing his latest book entitled Great Italian American Food in New England: History, Traditions & Memories.  A book signing will follow after the lecture.

Mr. Carafoli is an internationally known food stylist, consultant, and food writer.  He wrote the seminal book Food Photography and Styling and two children’s cookbooks, Look Who’s Cooking and The Cookie Cookbook, along with Cape Cod Chef’s Table, Recipes from Buzzards Bay to Provincetown.  He has been published in the New York Times, The Journal of Food and Culture, the Boston Globe and Gastronomica.